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Start Yachting

This course is designed for complete beginners. Our aim is to give you an enjoyable introduction to sail cruising. If you are short of time or you´re not quite sure whether sailing will be your thing and are wary of signing up for the 5 day Competent Crew course, this 2 day taster course run over a weekend is just for you.

Start Yachting

For those who wish to gain the full experience of sail cruising, accommodation is provided on board overnight. For those who are less sure, there is the option to stay ashore (not included in the price but we can provide suggestions and book it for you if you choose).

The syllabus includes an introduction to sailing and seamanship. On completion of this course, you will have experienced steering a yacht, sail handling, ropework and be aware of safety on board.

Holders of a Start Yachting certificate can obtain a Competent Crew certificate by completing a futher three days or two weekends of the Competent Crew course.

2020 Price
£350.00 GBP per person (minimum of 2 people required)
Course Details
Duration 2 days - Saturday 10:00 to Sunday 17:00
Suggested minimum pre-course experience: None
Assumed Knowledge: None
What your fees include:
  • Fully qualified professional instruction and use of all safety equipment
  • Fuel and mooring fees
  • Breakfast, lunch and refreshments on board
  • Accommodation on board on Saturday night
  • Freshly laundered linen plus loan of oilskins if necessary
  • RYA Start Yachting Certificate upon successful completion
What´s not included:
  • Breakfast and evening meal on Saturday
  • RYA Log Book - you can buy this on board or via the Books page
  • Shorebased accommodation on Saturday night if you choose not to stay on board
Availability: Every weekend, all year round. Contact us to see if we have space for your chosen dates.